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America’s Fundraising Playbook? [Hint: You’re probably not reaching today’s donors]

Connection Cafe

America is in the midst of a dramatic cultural shift.” What the study discovered is profound. The message is clear.

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How Baltimore Became the Most Generous City in America on Giving Tuesday

Connection Cafe

They created the BMore Gives More campaign and set out to become the most generous city in America. That’s the energy behind the movement.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Also, if you have not read it, Kivi Leroux-Miller has written a stellar piece called “ The Heroes and Villains of Give Local America Story.

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With the clock ticking for Give Local America on May 5, community foundations and others are finalizing plans for this national day of online giving.

Behind the Scenes: America Supporting Americas

Connection Cafe

This time, we're behind the scenes at America Supporting Americans (ASA), an organization working to improve the lives of men and women in the military through their three signature programs: Adopt-A-Unit, Foster-A-Unit, and the Youth Civic Action and Awareness Program. Author: Emily Goodstein.

7 Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

At the AFP Mid-America Conference on Fundraising, Robbe Healey spoke to seven ethical dilemmas nonprofits will face. Tainted Money. Privacy.

Applying Design Thinking to Your Organization: New CEO Workshop

SocialFish

Our organizations are wired for production and efficiency rather than innovation and experimentation. Why Design Thinking? Debra S. Shawn E.

Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dan Michel, Digital Marketing Manager, Feeding America Twitter: @dpmichel. We saw a lot of interest and click thrus from Twitter particularly.&#

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

More than 20 NetSquared-affiliated organizers will be at the conference — look for the people wearing NetSquared pins. Watch out! event

How “Give Local America” Raised Over $51 Million In 24 Hours

John Haydon

Give Local America (Tuesday, May 6, 2014) raised over $51,641,978.98 Give Local America ‘s goals are to generate significant philanthropy outside of the traditional giving season with a focus on supporting local communities and local organizations. What made you decide to create Give Local America?

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note From Beth: Many of us don’t value taking the time for intentional learning within our organizations. Define your Call to Action. Step 1.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spread #GoSilent across the web for Memorial Day

Amy Sample Ward

It pulled me in, and then everywhere I looked online I saw it was pulling in others! A simple commitment. Sharing across platforms – Twitter.

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ITWorks & SAP America: Connecting Young Adults To Bright Futures

TechImpact

14 students from the ITWorks program in the Philadelphia area visited SAP America last week for Career Day this year.

The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations – Guest Post by By:Leah Neaderthal, Co-Founder, Lean Impact.

9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

Tech Soup Blog

HART for Animals is a one-stop rescue organization for all things pets in rural Maryland. " Veterans Organic Garden. Andrew's.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They will be placed with organizations working on policies in these areas, many part of large international networks, nonprofits, and government.

Funding Rural America: Bridging the Resource Gap

Tech Soup Blog

While private foundations are clearly more urban-oriented, state and corporate foundation grantmaking now favors rural organizations. The U.S.

TechSoup's Netsquared Organizers Win 2015 NTENny Awards

Tech Soup Blog

Over the last decade, Eli has been a volunteer manager, an event organizer, a digital campaigner, and a community manager. What Makes Eli Tick.

A Project Management Lesson from Captain America

Idealware

Yes, it's been a year since the movie Captain America: The First Avenger came out, but, just in case you are late watching it, there are spoilers ahead. I was re-watching Captain America recently, and I noticed a great story about good project management. Plan well to start off your project. Document, Document, Document.

Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized! For example, the Latin America Work Group’s website is www.lawg.org , but when the organization was setting up its profiles on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, “lawg” was not available on all three sites. Follow Large Organizations with Mission and Programs Similar to Yours.

To Strengthen Democracy in America, Think Tech

Tech Soup Blog

Editor's note — This blog piece by Micah Sifry touches on the still inadequate state of funding for nonprofit technology. democracy. Micah L.

Case Study: M+R Walks Us Through Testing an Email Fundraising Campaign from Oxfam America

NTEN

M+R Strategic Services has been working with Oxfam America, an international relief organization, since 2002. It didn’t.

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What Should Happen to Underperforming Nonprofit Organizations?

Museum 2.0

I want to kill organizations that aren''t showing their value." --Devon Smith Now that''s the kind of sentence that makes you put down your fork. Last month, I had the good fortune to join a few brilliant people for a " Dinner-vention " about the future of the arts in America. Some organizations are going to die," she stated. "I

Working America Drives Local Action with Targeted Text Messages

Mobile Commons

Working America is a national organization that represents working families on a wide variety of issues. So Working America uses locally targeted mobile outreach to make sure they’re sending their messages to only the people who care about them. To fight the bill, Working America texted just their Michigan constituents.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Marketing Magic Bullet, Burrito Principle, and npEngage Magazine

Connection Cafe

In her bigduck blog post, Ally Domu discusses the need for organizations to have a unique voice, one that’s separate from the traffic.

Free Office 365 Roadshow Events Are Coming to America

Tech Soup Blog

Office 365 Roadshows Coming to America. If you could get the scoop on Office 365 in a single day, would you be interested? Register here.

Cool App Roundup: Arts Organization Edition

Tech Soup Blog

project will focus on apps for arts organizations, with a practical. Are you an arts organization? your organization? twist.

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Which Social Networking Analysis Term Best Describes Virgin America?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I flew back from DC last night on Virgin America. A topic that I don't fully understand, yet. . Source: Monitor Institute. Family members.

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Support for our fallen is down. I’m not driving a semi, but I’m joining the parade.

Connection Cafe

On Saturday, the week-long journey will culminate at Arlington in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day. Support for Our Fallen Is Down.

Revenue Grows for Faith-based Organizations

Connection Cafe

Overall fundraising revenue for 334 churches, synagogues and other faith-based organizations representing nearly $1.2 Sending the right message.

Volunteers of America: Getting Results

Connection Cafe

While that’s all well and good, there’s nothing like seeing an organization put these tips into practice and learning from their example. In 2009 Volunteers of America looked to get more out of their online fundraising program by tapping into the power of integrated online and offline fundraising. Author: Cheryl Black.

Help Empower Women Rights Organizations in the Ukraine

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m giving my support as well as sharing my teaching and technology skills with Women’s Rights organizations in Ukraine.

YouthBuild Boston: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

Like most of us in in nonprofitland he does several other jobs in addition to taking care of the money at his organization. The U.S. and 8 p.m.

How the Alabama Eye Bank Runs Its Entire Organization on FileMaker

Tech Soup Blog

Most organizations nowadays, TechSoup included, rely on their databases to do their work. The Alabama Eye Bank. at the Alabama Eye Bank.

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Department Produces Complete College America’s National STEM Careers Academy

VisionLink

"Between 1970 and 2009, undergraduate enrollment in the United States more than doubled, while the completion rate has been virtually unchanged.

New Intranet for Feeding America | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Feeding America is the nation’s largest charitable hunger-relief organization. Long Live IE6! Comments are closed.

February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!

VisionLink

2-1-1 is confidential and helps people across North America find the local resources they need. Congratulations 2-1-1.

50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics

Connection Cafe

Here are 50 fascinating nonprofit statistics you might not have known. 50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics from Steve MacLaughlin.

Why Your Organization Needs Telecommuting – When the Commuter Train Shuts Down

Tech Soup Blog

If your organization has flexible work systems in place, then a "carpocalypse" such as this won't have nearly the destructive impact that it otherwise could on your team's productivity. BetterWorld Telecom, a TechSoup donation partner, has helped organizations as they shift to a more virtual work environment.

Nonprofits Using Social Media to Engage and Share, Says Sage North America Survey | SYS-CON INDIA

AFP Blog

PRESS ReleaseNonprofits Using Social Media to Engage and Share, Says Sage North America Survey | SYS-CON INDIA: "AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 10/28/09 -- Sage North America today announced the results of its recently conducted social media survey for nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and Canada.